Sheriff: Man's throat slashed after he didn't bring the drug

Michael Vaile (Izard County Sheriff's Office)
Michael Vaile (Izard County Sheriff's Office)
Montgomery Rice (Izard County Sheriff's Office)
Montgomery Rice (Izard County Sheriff's Office)

IZARD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Four people werearrested after a man's throat was slashed after he didn't bring drugs for the rest of the group.

The incident happened early Monday morning ata home in Oxford.

Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence saysMichael Vaile, Elijah Banning, and Kalan Bradshaw were meeting up withMontgomery Rice. Lawrence says one of the men told officers that Rice wassupposed to bring "posh," a synthetic drug.

When he told the group he didn't have it, Vaile allegedly cut Rice's throat in an attempt to steal thedrugs.

Vaile is charged with aggravated assault. Theother two men arrested were released. No word on if they'll face charges.

Rice was arrested ona probation violation after he was released from the hospital.

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